Arthur C. Danto is the Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Columbia University and art critic for The Nation. He is the author of more than fifteen books, including Narration and Knowledge, The Transfiguration of the Commonplace, The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art, After the End of Art, The Abuse of Beauty, and most recently Unnatural Wonders: Essays from the Gap Between Art and Life.
Robert Enright is the senior contributing editor to Border Crossings magazine and the University Research Chair in Art Criticism at the University of Guelph. He has published a collection of interviews with contemporary artists in Peregrinations and has contributed essays to museum catalogs and other publications. In 2005, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
Steve Martin is the famed American actor and writer. He is the author of Picasso at the Lapin Agile and Other Places, the novellas Shopgirl and The Pleasure of My Company, and the memoir Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life. He is also a frequent contributor to The New Yorker.